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Dr. Marina Umaschi Bers

Dr. Marina Umaschi Bers

Biography

Marina Bers, PhD is a professor at the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Development and an adjunct professor in the Computer Science Department at Tufts University. Her research involves the design and study of innovative learning technologies to promote children’s positive development. Dr. Bers led efforts to research and develop two products for PreK-2 students: the KIBO robotics system and ScratchJr, an application created in partnership with the MIT Media Lab to teach coding concepts to young learners.